Research Coordinator--Biobehavoral Assessment: Prevention Science Institute, University of Oregon
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The University of Oregon Prevention Science Institute (PSI) invites applications for a Research Coordinator in Biobehavioral Assessment position on our NIH-funded intervention study examining outcomes of an effective parenting program to support families involved with child welfare. Successful candidates for this position will conduct, train, and supervise biobehavioral assessments with parents and children (3 to 7 years old), including neurobiological measures (i.e., RSA & PEP, high density EEG/ERP, & blood spot collection), standardized surveys & interviews, and behavioral observations; track, manage, and process assessment data (i.e., EEG & ECG segmenting and processing; behavioral observations); and support participant retention and recruitment in the study.
Headed by Drs. Elizabeth Skowron and Phil Fisher, the Coaching Alternative Parenting Strategies (CAPS) Study is a clinical trial designed to assess neural mechanisms of change that occur in parents and children during Parent-Child Interaction Theory (PCIT). PCIT is an evidence-based therapy with documented success in preventing child abuse and promoting positive parenting in high-risk families (see https://coe.uoregon.edu/bigquestions/2015/06/04/custom-interventions/).
Requires minimum of a BA/BS degree; research experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills, flexibility, and experience working in a team environment. $30,900-$41,000 (1.0 FTE) annual salary & excellent benefits package & flexible start date. Position is subject to criminal background check.
Review of application materials will begin July, 2017; the position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants may contact Dr. Skowron at email@example.com.